Good news from Andy Murray as he reveals he is targeting a return at the Miami Open
Andy Murray has not given up hope of playing in the Miami Open, but he admits he needs “time to build up and feel good on the court again”.
The former world No 1 recently revealed that he his latest injury setback was “unbelievably complex” as he was diagnosed with bone bruise on the pubis, adding that he might require surgery again.
However, in the same breath he said that he was back in training and had not completely rule himself out of playing in the ATP Masters 1000 Miami event, which starts on March 23.
And he has now given another update, saying he hopes to feature at the Hard Rock Stadium later this month.
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“In the short term I’m trying to try and get ready for Miami,” he told Amazon Prime.
“I’ve done so much rehab these last few months that in terms of my strength and everything all of the muscles around the hip are working well, it’s just I hadn’t played tennis – I’d hit twice since the Davis Cup for like 40 minutes in a three month period.
“I need some time to build up and feel good on the court again but that’s kinda my plans just now unless I have a setback or something.”
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